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User Manual for HP ProBook 640 G1 Laptop
Tue, 18 Aug, 2015 at 11:14 AM
How do I disable ALG on a Draytek?
Sometimes ALG (Application Layer Gateway) can cause problems with VoIP. ALG is often enabled on newer routers and can affect SIP (Session Initia...
Sat, 25 Apr, 2015 at 1:07 PM
What does the 'robots.txt' file do?
Websites use a file called /robots.txt file to tell web robots what they can and can't trawl. If a robot wants to visit a website, for exampl...
Sat, 28 Nov, 2015 at 12:59 PM
How to view available wireless networks via DOS
Using the following command on a Windows PC you can view useful information about Wireless networks available to you. Note: Your PC or Laptop will need t...
Sat, 28 Nov, 2015 at 12:58 AM
How do I setup a 301 redirect rule but exclude a specific file or folder?
  Here's an example of how to use a 301 redirect but exclude a file and/or folder.   RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/my-...
Sat, 25 Apr, 2015 at 1:47 PM
What is DNS?
DNS is the process of converting names to numbers (IP addresses). What is DNS? Note: This is a very high level overview for end users. It is not...
Sat, 6 Jun, 2015 at 9:06 AM
Lenovo (USB Blocker) can cause computer to Blue Screen
Note: This issue occured in October 2015 and may not be relevant now Issue: There is a conflict with updates from Microsoft (KB3088195) and Len...
Sat, 28 Nov, 2015 at 1:41 PM
Outlook 2010 only starts in safe mode
 On Tuesday 8th Dec.  Microsoft released an update which could cause Outlook 2010 to only start in safe mode. The update affecting this is KB3114409. ...
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015 at 2:53 PM
Unable to connect to Netgear NAS from Windows 10
Issue: You're running Windows 10 and can't connect to a Netgear ReadyNAS device on the LAN You can ping the ReadyNAS and you can access it via...
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016 at 3:55 PM